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2014-06-17 12:20:51

WINNIPEG, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The investigation report (R13W0083) released today by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the school bus driver was unaware of the approaching train. As the driver proceeded from a stop onto a public passive level crossing, the bus was struck by the train. On 26 March 2013, at about 1515 Central Standard Time, CN freight train L50041-26 was proceeding eastward on the Lampman Subdivision when it struck a southbound...

2013-09-12 23:32:17

Never wait for a bus again with NYC Bus Checker. The UK's best selling travel app* has come to New York City to provide real time bus arrivals at your fingertips. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Not all buses come in a New York minute. Fortunately, NYC Bus Checker is a free new app, officially licensed by the MTA, that shows the arrival time of every bus in New York City. Unlike other apps, it’s simple to use and provides arrival times at all 15,000+ bus stops as well as...

2011-08-12 14:42:00

WALL, N.J., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools across the country begin to welcome children back to school this week, Student Transportation of America (STA), the third-largest school bus contractor in North America, reminds parents that riding a school bus remains one of the safest forms of transportation on the road. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, riding a bus to school is 13 times safer than riding in a passenger vehicle and 10 times safer than walking to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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